Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Acipenseriformes > Family Acipenseridae > Genus Acipenser

Acipenser ruthenus Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcipenserLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): sterlett sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: chiga; chigа; Чига sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: sterlet sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: sterlet; sterlet sturgeon sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;FAO. FAO Species Identification and Data Programme (SIDP). Aquatic Species Fact Sheets.
 English-United States: Sterlet; Sterlet sturgeon sources: english PESI focal point
 French: esturgeon de Sibérie; sterlet sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Sterlet; Sterlett sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): חדקן גמדי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: storione sterleto sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: sterlė sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sterlett
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sterlett
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sterlett sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: czeczuga; sterlet sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: cegă sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: Осетр стерлядь; стерлядь sources: A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: kečiga sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: esterlete; esturión de Siberia sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: sterlett sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: ciga baligi; ciga balığı; çoka balığı; cuka; çuka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Осетер стерлядь; Стерлядь; Стерлядь прісноводна

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Acipenser ruthenus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233941

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Acipenser ruthenus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304325

Image

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex V EU Habitat Directive Annex V: Species of community interest whose taking in the wild and exploitation may be subject to management measures.
IUCN:
Red List status VU 2009This species is vulnerable and is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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Last modified

2008-01-15 by Dr Jorg Freyhof & by Nicolas Bailly

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